I must tell you that in our brotherhood there are two very old brethren; one is called Brother Ahl and the other Brother Sez. These brethern have voluntarily undertaken the obligation of periodically visiting all the monasteries of our order and explaining various aspects of the essence of…
have seen a great light;
on those living in the land of the shadow of death,
a light has dawned.
You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy.
They rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest,
sharing gifts and warm greetings.
shattered the staff and rod of their oppressors.
Every warrior’s boot and garment rolled in blood is
destined for burning, it is fuel for our fire.
Fr unto us a child is born and given,
and the government shall be on his shoulders.
And he will be called Wonderful Counselor,
Of the increase of his government and of peace
there will be no end,
on the throne of David and over his kingdom,
to establish it and uphold it
with justice and righteousness
from this time forth and forevermore.